Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 98 127
Rank change year-on-year +29 +29 +78
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1,751 1,141 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.85% 2.67% 2.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.65% 15.77% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,232 771 673
London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +18.52%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £178
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £363 £360 £388
% change year-on-year +0.69% -7.10% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 28 18
London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £17.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -8.15% +1.10%
10th Percentile £13.78 £11.00 £12.53
90th Percentile £82.65 £22.73 £26.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.26
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.70% -12.80%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,192 7,236 5,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.58% 16.93% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,201 5,246 4,188
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £484 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.98% +4.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 54
London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.99% -3.84% -15.08%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £14.18
90th Percentile £93.45 £58.75 £48.11
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £19.61
% change year-on-year -6.17% +3.26% -14.74%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +23 356 £375 -7.69% 81
West London +3 85 £363 +47.21% 51
South London +7 55 £356 +18.75% 7
East London -12 33 £400 +14.29% 31
North London +12 27 £225 -53.85% 6
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 974 (55.63%) Windows
2 791 (45.17%) Microsoft
3 769 (43.92%) Active Directory
4 520 (29.70%) Windows 10
5 452 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 383 (21.87%) Migration
7 355 (20.27%) Microsoft Office
8 351 (20.05%) SharePoint
8 351 (20.05%) Finance
9 292 (16.68%) SCCM
10 269 (15.36%) Skype
11 268 (15.31%) Windows Server
12 245 (13.99%) MS Exchange
13 242 (13.82%) ITIL
13 242 (13.82%) Citrix
14 241 (13.76%) Windows 7
15 238 (13.59%) Skype for Business
16 235 (13.42%) VMware
17 220 (12.56%) PowerShell
18 156 (8.91%) DNS
19 146 (8.34%) Cisco
20 135 (7.71%) Firewall
21 132 (7.54%) Azure Active Directory
22 127 (7.25%) Security Cleared
23 124 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
24 122 (6.97%) Microsoft Intune
24 122 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
25 121 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 121 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
25 121 (6.91%) DHCP

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 351 (20.05%) SharePoint
2 245 (13.99%) MS Exchange
3 238 (13.59%) Skype for Business
4 80 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (1.03%) IIS
9 16 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.29%) Apache
12 5 (0.29%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.29%) CMS
12 5 (0.29%) Drupal
13 2 (0.11%) Confluence
13 2 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.057%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.057%) Tomcat
Applications
1 355 (20.27%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.14%) InfoPath
5 14 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.40%) InVision
9 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.057%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 32 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
4 2 (0.11%) Eikon
4 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.057%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.057%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.057%) Servitor
5 1 (0.057%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.057%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 452 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (7.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 120 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
4 114 (6.51%) OneDrive
5 57 (3.26%) IaaS
6 56 (3.20%) SaaS
7 54 (3.08%) PaaS
8 43 (2.46%) Yammer
9 42 (2.40%) G Suite
10 37 (2.11%) Mimecast
11 18 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (0.51%) GitHub
13 8 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.29%) Lucidchart
16 4 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 3 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
17 3 (0.17%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 269 (15.36%) Skype
2 156 (8.91%) DNS
3 135 (7.71%) Firewall
4 121 (6.91%) DHCP
5 97 (5.54%) WAN
6 95 (5.43%) LAN
7 87 (4.97%) VPN
8 78 (4.45%) VoIP
9 76 (4.34%) TCP/IP
10 42 (2.40%) Intranet
11 41 (2.34%) SAN
12 32 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
12 32 (1.83%) Unified Communications
13 30 (1.71%) Internet
14 27 (1.54%) Wireless
15 23 (1.31%) SMTP
16 21 (1.20%) PBX
17 20 (1.14%) Network Security
18 18 (1.03%) IP Telephony
19 16 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.57%) Power BI
3 14 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (0.80%) Blockchain
4 8 (0.46%) MySQL
4 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.40%) MS Access
6 6 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (0.34%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.29%) GIS
7 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (1.54%) JIRA
2 21 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.40%) Axure RP
4 6 (0.34%) Subversion
4 6 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.29%) MSI
5 5 (0.29%) Zephyr
6 4 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.17%) Grunt
7 3 (0.17%) gulp
7 3 (0.17%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.17%) webpack
7 3 (0.17%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.11%) JMeter
8 2 (0.11%) Selenium
8 2 (0.11%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.057%) WinRunner
General
1 351 (20.05%) Finance
2 72 (4.11%) Banking
3 65 (3.71%) Retail
4 56 (3.20%) Legal
5 53 (3.03%) Law
6 43 (2.46%) Advertising
7 21 (1.20%) Back Office
8 18 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 16 (0.91%) French Language
10 14 (0.80%) Front Office
11 13 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.74%) Marketing
12 12 (0.69%) German Language
13 11 (0.63%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.51%) Publishing
15 7 (0.40%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.34%) Dutch Language
17 5 (0.29%) Local Government
17 5 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 285 (16.28%) Analyst
2 219 (12.51%) Architect
3 184 (10.51%) Support Engineer
4 183 (10.45%) Desktop Support
5 136 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 126 (7.20%) Consultant
7 106 (6.05%) Project Manager
7 106 (6.05%) Support Analyst
8 104 (5.94%) Office 365 Engineer
9 98 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 90 (5.14%) IT Support
11 88 (5.03%) Desktop Engineer
12 85 (4.85%) Windows Engineer
13 84 (4.80%) Service Analyst
14 74 (4.23%) Office 365 Architect
15 73 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
16 70 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 67 (3.83%) IT Engineer
18 65 (3.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 64 (3.66%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.46%) .NET
2 38 (2.17%) HTML
3 32 (1.83%) Web Services
4 30 (1.71%) CSS
5 20 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 18 (1.03%) HTML5
6 18 (1.03%) REST
7 16 (0.91%) AngularJS
8 11 (0.63%) XML
9 8 (0.46%) jQuery
10 7 (0.40%) LDAP
11 6 (0.34%) Middleware
11 6 (0.34%) React
11 6 (0.34%) SAML
11 6 (0.34%) X-Windows
12 5 (0.29%) COM
12 5 (0.29%) LAMP
13 4 (0.23%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.23%) Software Packaging
13 4 (0.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (4.34%) Data Centre
2 74 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
4 42 (2.40%) User Experience
5 38 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 35 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (1.83%) iPhone
8 29 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 23 (1.31%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.31%) iPad
10 21 (1.20%) Smartphone
11 18 (1.03%) Taxonomies
12 15 (0.86%) Virtual Team
13 14 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
13 14 (0.80%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.74%) Public Cloud
15 12 (0.69%) Clustering
16 11 (0.63%) PMI
16 11 (0.63%) Replication
17 10 (0.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 974 (55.63%) Windows
2 520 (29.70%) Windows 10
3 268 (15.31%) Windows Server
4 241 (13.76%) Windows 7
5 120 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 117 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 105 (6.00%) Apple iOS
8 88 (5.03%) Android
9 60 (3.43%) Linux
10 56 (3.20%) Windows 8
11 52 (2.97%) Mac OS X
12 50 (2.86%) Mac OS
13 22 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.80%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.69%) Solaris
16 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.29%) Unix
17 5 (0.29%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (21.87%) Migration
2 242 (13.82%) ITIL
3 124 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
5 121 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 103 (5.88%) Project Management
7 87 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 74 (4.23%) Change Management
9 61 (3.48%) CRM
10 57 (3.26%) PRINCE2
11 53 (3.03%) Service Management
12 48 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (2.63%) IT Strategy
14 45 (2.57%) Asset Management
14 45 (2.57%) Incident Management
14 45 (2.57%) Information Security
15 43 (2.46%) TOGAF
16 42 (2.40%) Enterprise Architecture
17 41 (2.34%) Service Delivery
18 39 (2.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (12.56%) PowerShell
2 86 (4.91%) SQL
3 45 (2.57%) C#
4 40 (2.28%) JavaScript
5 24 (1.37%) C
6 19 (1.09%) VBScript
7 12 (0.69%) VBA
8 10 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.46%) TypeScript
10 7 (0.40%) Java
11 4 (0.23%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.23%) C++
11 4 (0.23%) Python
11 4 (0.23%) VB
12 3 (0.17%) ES6
13 2 (0.11%) Perl
13 2 (0.11%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.11%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.057%) PHP
14 1 (0.057%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 127 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 109 (6.23%) SC Cleared
3 106 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (3.48%) Degree
5 51 (2.91%) MCSE
6 28 (1.60%) MCSA
7 26 (1.48%) MCITP
8 21 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (0.86%) MCP
12 14 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
12 14 (0.80%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.74%) CISSP
13 13 (0.74%) DBS Check
13 13 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
15 10 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (0.51%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.45%) SLA
2 21 (1.20%) PMO
3 20 (1.14%) GDPR
4 19 (1.09%) QA
5 11 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.11%) FISMA
11 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.057%) GCP
12 1 (0.057%) Solvency II
System Software
1 769 (43.92%) Active Directory
2 121 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 54 (3.08%) XenApp
5 50 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 35 (2.00%) BitLocker
7 33 (1.88%) XenDesktop
8 29 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 23 (1.31%) vSphere
10 18 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.69%) XenServer
13 11 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.46%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.17%) Firmware
17 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.11%) Docker
17 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.11%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 292 (16.68%) SCCM
2 122 (6.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 36 (2.06%) SCOM
4 35 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
5 31 (1.77%) AirWatch
6 23 (1.31%) WSUS
7 22 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 20 (1.14%) PingFederate
9 17 (0.97%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.69%) vCenter Server
10 12 (0.69%) XenMobile
11 11 (0.63%) CASB
12 9 (0.51%) WMI
13 8 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 5 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
16 4 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
16 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
17 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
17 3 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 791 (45.17%) Microsoft
2 242 (13.82%) Citrix
3 235 (13.42%) VMware
4 146 (8.34%) Cisco
5 119 (6.80%) Apple
6 66 (3.77%) ServiceNow
7 60 (3.43%) HP
8 41 (2.34%) Ivanti
9 33 (1.88%) Google
10 27 (1.54%) NetApp
11 26 (1.48%) Dell
11 26 (1.48%) Symantec
12 25 (1.43%) Avaya
12 25 (1.43%) CheckPoint
12 25 (1.43%) McAfee
13 23 (1.31%) Meraki
13 23 (1.31%) Mitel
13 23 (1.31%) Sony
14 22 (1.26%) Bloomberg
14 22 (1.26%) Polycom